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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Miami, Florida) Customs officials' seizure of Avianca Airlines plane for repeated violations of drug smuggling laws examined; films shown. Latest cocaine bust aboard plane cited as example [Customs spokesperson Harry CARNES - takes custody of plane.] Number of drug busts on Avianca flights in recent years described. [Customs spokesperson William VON ROBB - accuses Avianca management of negligence if not actual complicity.] Last year's impounding of Eastern Airlines plane after discovery of cocaine aboard recalled; Avianca's reaction to seizure outlined.
REPORTER: Richard Schlesinger
- Rather, Dan;
- Schlesinger, Richard
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